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All fun and games until somebody loses an eye, Christopher Brookmyre, (ebook)

Label
All fun and games until somebody loses an eye
Title
All fun and games until somebody loses an eye
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Brookmyre
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Internationally bestselling author Christopher Brookmyre has been as lauded for his dark sense of humor as his brilliant suspense plotting. Now available for the first time in the US, this prize-winning Brookmyre classic hits all the usual crime fiction marks: intrigue, espionage, violence, vacuuming. As a teenager Jane Bell had dreamt of playing in the casinos of Monte Carlo in the company of James Bond, but in her punk phase she'd got herself pregnant and by the time she reaches forty-six she's a grandmother, her dreams as dry as the dust her Dyson sucks up from her hall carpet. Then her son Ross, a researcher working for an arms manufacturer in Switzerland, is forced to disappear before some rather shady and dangerous characters persuade him to part with the secrets of his research. But they are not the only ones desperate to locate him. Ross's firm also hires a team of security experts-headed by the enigmatic Bett, they have little in common apart from total professionalism and a thorough disregard for the law. Bett believes the key to Ross's whereabouts is his mother, and in one respect he is right, but even he is taken aback by the verve underlying her determination to secure her son's safety. The teenage dreams of fast cars, high-tech firepower and extreme action had always promised to be fun and games, but in real life it's likely someone is going to lose an eye . .
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1968-
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Brookmyre, Christopher
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Weapons industry
  • Housewives
  • Scotland
Target audience
adult
Label
All fun and games until somebody loses an eye, Christopher Brookmyre, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802165725
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12058255
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12058255
System control number
MWT12058255
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
All fun and games until somebody loses an eye, Christopher Brookmyre, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802165725
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12058255
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12058255
System control number
MWT12058255
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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